The David Pettigrew Foundation at Kerloo Cellars

Pre-Event Bids

You can bid on any silent auction item by email up before the event until noon October 26th 2018. Bids are to be submitted to Laurie ([email protected]).

Your email must state your name, identify the item, and state the amount. We will write your bids onto the bid sheets prior to the opening of the silent auction on October 27th, and of course, people have the right to bid at the event. The winner on each item will be the highest bid on the bid sheets at the closing of the silent auction on the evening of the event.

2018 Silent Auction Items

1. Double Chair Lift from Steven Passes' "Big Chief" Lift

Double Chair Lift from Steven Pass

A 1964 Riblet Double Center Pole Chair from Stevens Passes' "Big Chief" chairlift. This is very cool! Riblet has been building chairlifts since 1939 and has finished approximately 500 chairlifts in North America and a number of lifts in both South America and Australia. The lift is being replaced at Stevens Pass, and this is your opportunity to have a piece of Stevens Pass history.

  • Donated by: Stevens Pass
  • Value: Priceless
  • Opening Bid: $400
  • Buy it Now: $1,000

2. Ski Anywhere in America

Ski Anywhere

This is an amazing opportunity to ski anywhere is in the U.S.! The use of two "Gold Passes" from the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA). Each of these two medallions allows any user to obtain a one-day lift ticket at any ski area in the United States for four days! That is, each Pass is good for 4 days and can be used a one or more ski resorts. The "Gold Pass" program is used as a fundraiser for the United State Ski & Snowboard Association to raise funds for the U.S. Winter Olympic team. The 2 passes are fully interchangeable –anyone can use them (Mom, Dad, the kids, significant other, etc.) These passes can be used anytime in 2017-2018, except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The passes will be delivered to you by NSAA a day or two before you intend to use them, and you will be obligated to return them to NSAA within a day or two after you use them. The reason for this is that the passes are in constant use around the country throughout the winter and must be passed on to other people. Offer expires June 30, 2019.

  • Donated by: National Ski Areas Association
  • Value: Up to $1,000 depending on resort chosen
  • Opening Bid: $500
  • Buy it Now: $1,600

3. Incredible Private "Companion Rescue Workshop" Plus Pizza Lunch

For the second year: A private companion rescue workshop at the Alpental Training Pad conducted by David Pettigrew Foundation instructors John Stimberis, Rob Gibson, Bram Thrift, and Jay Wiseman. This three hour workshop is one of the Foundation's best. It teaches skills necessary to effective operate a rescue beacon, probe the snow to determine a victim's location, and how to strategically move the snow to uncover your companion. The program will be followed by a pizza luncheon ("Pie for the People") at the Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue Station with the instructors and Fire Captain Jay Wiseman. The luncheon will include slides and/or a video on mountain rescue and safety techniques presented by John Stimberis, President of the American Avalanche Association and a long time Foundation workshop instructor. You have your choice of February 24 or March 3, 2019 or if weather is a problem, some Sunday in March, 2019. This event is limited to eight (8) participants. This is wonderful for both kids and adults.

  • Donated by: John Stimberis, Rob Gibson, Bram Thrift, Jay Wiseman, Snoqualmie Pass and Ed and Marna Pettigrew
  • Value: Priceless
  • Opening Bid: $300
  • Buy it Now: $1,500

4. Dawgs v. The Tree (Football)

Two tickets to the November 3, 2018 game between the Huskies and Stanford. These are undercover seats on the south side of Husky Stadium at about the 25 yard line. (Level 300; Section 304; Row 34; Seats 13-14). They have a great view of the field for this game show-casing Husky quarterback Jake Browning and great running backs Miles Gaskin and Bryce Love. This game could be decisive in determining the Pac 12 Northern Division Champion.

  • Donated by: Mike Davidson
  • Value: $250
  • Opening Bid: $250
  • Buy it Now: $500

5. Stunning Golden Southsea Pearl Earrings

Give your partner a gift for a lifetime. This beautiful pair of Golden Southsea pearl earrings with 14 karat gold jumbo earnuts that give extra support can make you a hero.

  • Donated by: LT Denny Jewelry
  • Value: $750
  • Opening Bid: $350
  • Buy it Now: $850

6. Extraordinary Dinner With Chef Mike Toni & Obelisco Wines

A pirvate dinner for 20 guests prepared by A Platinum Event's renowned chef Michael Toni, who was a close friend of David's. This dinner will be at a location of your choosing within the greater Seattle area including in your home if you like. The date is subject to availability and mutually agreement. The dinner will include a case of exceptional Washington wine provided by Obelisco Estate Winery, whose red wines come from its renowned Red Mountain Estate vineyard.

  • Donated by: Mike Toni, A Platinum Event and Oblesico Estate Winery
  • Value: $4,000
  • Opening Bid: $1,200
  • Buy it Now: $3,500

7. Craft Whiskey Tasting

Enjoy a fun night at Fremont's popular The Red Door exploring a wide range of whiskies. This evening comes with heavy appetizers and they are curated by owner Pete Hanning, himself. This is limited to 8 or fewer people.

  • Donated by: The Red Door/Pete Hanning
  • Value: $300
  • Opening Bid: $150
  • Buy it Now: $400


8. Kerloo Cellars Welcomes The Pettigrew Foundation

Our annual fundraiser host Kerloo Cellars is donating a wine tasting event for up to 4 couples at Kerloo Cellars. Not only do you taste wine but each couple will have a magnum of 2015 Dionysis Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon signed by winemaker Ryan Crane to take home with you tonight. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided to make this a super enjoyable afternoon or evening. Expires September 15, 2019.

  • Donated by: Kerloo Cellars
  • Value: $750
  • Opening Bid: $400
  • Buy it Now: $800

9. Fantastic Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays

David's great friend has donated a case of Williams Selvem world renown and award winning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Founded in the Russian River Valley, Williams Selyem has expanded to include excellent Chardonnay and Zinfandel, but these wines and its flagship Pinot Noir are still extremely limited in production are sold only to members of its list (currently an 8-12 month wait list) via semi-annual allocations. This case contains 8 Pinot Noirs (2 bottles from 4 different vineyards of theirs) and 4 Chardonnays (2 bottles from 2 distinct vineyards) from the Fall 2018 release. The shipping date of the release is October 29, 2018, so it will arrive a few days after the auction. We will make sure it is delivered to you. To learn more about Williams Selylem, please visit their website.

  • Donated by: Christian Amundsen
  • Value: (approx.) $1,380
  • Opening Bid: $800
  • Buy it Now: $2,000

10. Flight of Great Cabernet Sauvignon

Unique opportunity to purchase some of the finest cabernet sauvignon made in Washington. Garrison Creek Cellars of Walla Walla has donated a flight of 2009, 2010 and 2011 bottles of cabernet sauvignon. The grapes are all selected from the highly regarded Las Collines Estate Vineyard which is adjacent to the beautiful winery and softened and developed in new French oak barrels for 32 months. They are fabulous bottles of wine made in one of Washington's most beautiful wineries.

  • Donated by: Garrison Creek Cellars
  • Value: (approx.) $400
  • Opening Bid: $275
  • Buy it Now: $650

11. Fabulous Washington Wines

You can't beat these: 1) A bottle 2008 Quilceda Creek cabernet sauvignon; 2) a magnum of 2015 Saviah Cellars "Big Sky Cuvea" (the Fishing Wine); and 3) A magnum of 2015 Northstar Wineries Columbia Valley merlot.

  • Donated by: Savish Cellars (Rich Funk, owner and winemaker), Doug Berry and Ed Pettigrew
  • Value: (approx.) $350
  • Opening Bid: $300
  • Buy it Now: $500

12. Northstar Winery Delight - SOLD!

Ski Anywhere

A Northstar Winery blending seminar experience for four people at the Northstar Winery in Walla Walla, Washington. Northstar Winery is recognized as one of the world's foremost producers of Merlot. Four people will experience a unique hands-on opportunity to immerse themselves in the art and craft of blending this world-class wine. In addition, you will take home with you tonight a bottle of 2013 NorthStar Merlot. This is a great opportunity to learn about wine making and enjoy some of Washington's best wine.

  • Donated by: Northstar Winery
  • Value: (approx.) $695
  • Opening Bid: $180
  • Buy it Now: $700

13.Beautiful Wine Kolander with Glasses and Wine

Kusak Cut Glassworks, Inc., has donated a handmade, hand-cut beautiful wine kolander (Value: $225), 6 Chantilly Lace wine glasses (Value: $75 each) and display mirror (Value: $25). Kusak is noted throughout the world for its incredible cut glass work. In addition, Obelisco Winery is donating two bottles of its 2015 Rosé and 2 bottles of its 2015 Syrah. Obelisco Winery is known for its Red Mountain wines receiving 90+ points and Gold and Double Gold in multiple wine shows, including year after year at the Seattle Wine Awards. Both Kusak and Obelisco have been long time, outstanding supporters of the David Pettigrew Foundation.

  • Donated by: Kusak Cut Glassworks, Inc. and Obelisco Estate Wineries
  • Value: (approx.) $880
  • Opening Bid: $450
  • Buy it Now: $900


14. Golf with Charlie Burdell at Broadmoor


Charles Burdell, Jr., former judge and past president of the Broadmoor Golf Club, will host 3 golfers for lunch and 18 holes of golf at Seattle's Broadmoor Golf Club on a mutually agreed date. Offer expires December 31, 2018.

  • Donated by: Charles Burdell, Jr.
  • Value: $400
  • Opening Bid: $150
  • Buy it Now: $600

15. Golf at Sahalee Country Club

Golf for three with Bruce Flynn at the beautiful Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish WA. This is a gorgeous course which has twice hosted the PGA Championship. Lunch is included. Expires September 20, 2019.

  • Donated by: Bruce Flynn
  • Value: $450
  • Opening Bid: $250
  • Buy it Now: $600

16. Golf at Aldarra Golf Club

Aldarra Golft Club

Golf for three with Ed Pettigrew at the beautiful Aldarra Golf Club in Sammamish, WA. This magnificent course designed by Tom Fosio is considered one of the very best in the Northwest. Lunch is included. Expires September 30, 2018.

  • Donated by: Aldarra Golf Club and Ed Pettigrew
  • Value: $400
  • Opening Bid: $250
  • Buy it Now: $550

Next Chance

The date for David Pettigrew Foundation at Kerloo Cellars is October 27th, 2018.

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